SC Forestry Commission

Upcoming State Land Timber Sales

Below is a list of current timber sales open for bids on state-owned forest lands.


South Carolina Forestry Commission

Sand Hills State Forest

SHSF 4950 ADV TS-22
Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber (SFI/ATFS Certified Timber). Bids Will Open October 22, 2021, 10 a.m. Bids can be mailed, hand delivered, or emailed
All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale SHSF-4950-ADV-TS-22 and be in the format / form of: one blended price per ton for all pine products. Payment for volume / load tickets is to be made weekly.

SHSF 4930 ADV GC 22
Sand Hills State Forest, 16218 Hwy 1, Patrick, SC 29584 will accept bids until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (bids may be e-mailed to for the sale of 10,000 bushels of longleaf green pine cones to be collected from Sand Hills State Forest.The successful bidder will be responsible for the mechanical shaking of trees and the collecting of all pine cones. Bidders shall bid a lump-sum price for 10,000 bushels of green cones. Bidders are encouraged to inspect the forest to determine cone counts and site conditions. Site visits may be made at any time. Payment in the full amount of the bid, by CERTIFIED CHECK PAYABLE TO THE SC FORESTRY COMMISSION is to be made by the successful bidder within twenty (20) calendar days of bid opening (October 18, 2021). A performance bond of $2,500.00 is also required before shaking and collecting of cones may begin. The successful bidder will have until December 1, 2021 (45 days) to collect cones.

Manchester State Forest

MSF 616 ADV TS 22

Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber at Manchester State Forest - SFI / ATFS Certified Timber. Bids will open September 20,  2021, at 11a.m.
Bids can be mailed, hand delivered or emailed. All correspondence Must Reference Bid on Forest Products Sale MSF 616 ADV TS 22 and in the format a blended, per ton price for all forest products.  Payment in the full amount of the bid is to be within ten (10) days of notification of Forestry Commission approval.



Harbison State Forest


Wee Tee State Forest


Poe Creek State Forest


Niederhof Seed Orchard


SCFC St. George Nursery

SCFC_STGEORGE001-ADV-TS-22 - Invitation to Bid on SCFC Timber, St. George Tract S.C.F.C. Bids Will Open Nov 15, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m.. SCFC is accepting one blended price per ton for all pine and one per ton price for all hardwood bids for 5,880~ tons primarily of pine timber on the St. George tract in Dorchester County just off Hwy. 15 and Tree Farm Rd. This tract is suitable for wet weather logging.




Clemson University


Department of Natural Resources







Department of Corrections



SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism



Department of Transportation



U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Forest Service, Sumter National Forest, Enoree Ranger District, Kings Creek Newberry County, South Carolina.  Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on July 13, 2021
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 7901 tons of pine sawtimber, 4751 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 29891 tons of pine pulpwood, 359 tons of hardwood sawtimber, and 2007 tons of hardwood pulpwood to be selectively thinned from approximately 149.5 acres of marked loblolly pine sawtimber stands and 101.6 acres of marked loblolly pine sawtimber/pulpwood stands, and operator-select thinned from approximately 327.8 acres of loblolly pine pulpwood stands.  Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on July 13, 2021 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202, at which time the bids will be publicly opened.



Francis Marion District Timber Sale:    Bids Will Open Feb 10.  2020, 11a.m.
Marked timber thinning approximately 496ac; FM 001 Burned Shed ADV TS 20. Located on The US Forest Service  Francis Marion District in Berkeley County  off State Hwy 41 & 166 Conifer Rd (33.141110° & -79.767605°.)    This sale consist of ~25,671 tons  Primarily pine sawtimber with moderate potential for pole quality stems.

Other Lands


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